February 14 2011 shall always be remembered in Bahrain. It is the day when certain protests were organised by the mainly Shia dominated group "Al Wafaq". The protestors called for more popular participation in government. Bahrain has always been recognised as an investment oasis, socially beating all neighbouring states and most free financial centres.
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Since simmering sectarian tensions escalated into mass protests in early 2011, Bahrain has barely been out of the press. In the crackdown, which ensued, the state was accused of a number of human rights violations and internationally its reputation was certainly damaged....